Hampshire City Hotel - Hengelo
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It was the Navigator's turn to get the tea in the morning, but despite the alarm being on her side and going off twice at 0700hrs, she chose to ignore it. After some encouragement, she did get up. After the usual 2 hour get ready go...we entered the German Autobahn system and whilst we happily tootled along at 90KPH, the ever fast German drivers were going past ...
... a lorry was sideways across 3 lanes with the cab facing backwards and a few cars looking the worse for wear. Obviously not a good day for driving in Germany today. After lunch I carried on driving and there were occasional downpours which didn't help as I got more tired and then when we came to a section of roadworks I got stuck in the wrong lane and had to take the exit and was unable to rejoin the motorway. Stevo was obviously unaware of the road closure and kept taking ...
... used to have a no-fuss method.
Another new habit I noticed is to wish everyone a nice day. This is fine in America, where you go shopping once in a while and the cashier sends you off with a smile and "Have a nice day!" -in a pleasant voice ending on a higher note. Now, here, where you shop multiple times a day, this gets really annoying. "Prettige dag verder", uttered without enthusiasm, in a robotic voice, just because the boss instructed you to say it to every body ...
... graffiti, the pavements are wasting away and the people all appear to be quite grungy. Hamburg was a lot more clean and upper class. Needless to say, I approved of this contrast. The coach stopped at Alexander Platz, the square in east Berlin. Right in front of us stood the huge(ly) famous Fernsehturm (television tower) and the Weltzeituhr (world time clock) - two attractions that are often seen in the media etc. We took a few pictures before heading down the stairs to the ...
... have flags out and dress up in
anything orange. Even busts of long forgotten local celebrities can be dressed
up in order to express their posthumous support for the national soccer team.